Every component in a house will require repair or replacement. Here is a guide to the expected life of everyday items and appliances in a house.
Inspecting the roof is an important part of a home inspection. There are dozens of types of roofs. The one common aspect of every roof is that they all fail eventually. Here is a comparison of the most common roofing materials, and what you should expect from them.
By having a house inspected prior to putting it on the market, a seller will find out how his house looks to a buyer’s inspector. The seller can lean about defects about which even the most meticulous homeowner may be unaware.
Radon is a poisonous gas which should be tested for when purchasing a home. However, San Diego Home Inspectors do not test for this gas.
Many people in Southern California never have their chimneys swept. As home inspectors, we often see a neglected fireplace, and too often we see chimneys that are in very poor condition.
Over the past 20 years, windows have become increasingly more sophisticated, using new materials with more energy-efficient properties. Single-pane glass has been
replaced by double, triple and even quadruple panes, with insulating materials separating the layers. Inert gasses have been pumped between the panes, adding to the
window’s insulating properties. Even the glass itself has been coated to reflect heat.
There are many dangers lurking around your home. Some of these are obvious, but some can easily be overlooked. Here is an infographic showing some of the dangers that can appear both indoors and out and around your home that you should be aware of. We all know that our medicine cabinet should be… Read more »